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SFTP through Cisco Pix on Non-standard port

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I configured an SFTP (openssh) server inside my network. It runs on port 3000 (for example).
I setup an access-list on the PIX to allow traffic on port 3000 to my server, but my test laptop on another network gets "connection refused" when trying to connect on that port.  I can see the hit-count increasing on that line of the access-list so I know the traffic is matching.

I think its a pix setting? Will the pix only allow SSH through on the standard port 22 ?

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by:jwestbulldog
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Some clarification:

I can connect to the SSH server from inside the network on port 3000 , so that should rule out server settings or bad username/password.
I'm pretty sure it's firewall related - but access list is set to pass traffic through on port 3000.

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Fixed it.
The PIX's xlate table had no entry for the internal server. Pinging OUT from that server created the xlate entry and the incoming SFTP connections started working.
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